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Related booklists: Fiction - Welsh Writers (and novels set in Wales), Welsh History and Politics, Welsh Biography and Autobiography, Wales - Books for Children and Young Adults, World Poetry - Wales,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 19 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Letters from Wales: Memories and Encounters in Literature and Life by Sam Adams
    Letters from Wales: Memories and Encounters in Literature and Life - by Sam Adams

    £20.00   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781914595073 | ISBN 10: 1914595076

    ‘This is writing in time and over time; the author’s horizons widen as he goes, his impressions change... What is revealed is the generous deep-rootedness of the author’s cultures.’ – Michael Schmidt  ‘His writing respects writers ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Long Field by Pamela Petro
    The Long Field - by Pamela Petro

    £14.00   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781915068170 | ISBN 10: 1915068177

    The paperback edition of the highly acclaimed memoir in which the American travel writer, Pamela Petro, writes a love letter to Wales and explores the meaning of 'hiraeth', a famously hard to translate word which approximates to a deep longing for an ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Edge of Cymru by Julie Brominicks
    The Edge of Cymru - by Julie Brominicks

    £12.99   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781781726846 | ISBN 10: 1781726841

    “Bursts with beautiful, descriptive prose...” – Countryfile Magazine   The Edge of Cymru is the story of Julie Brominicks’ walk around Wales in the course of a year. As an educator she knew a lot about the country’s natural resources. Bu ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Little Book of Welsh Culture by Mark Rees
    The Little Book of Welsh Culture - by Mark Rees

    £10.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780750999724 | ISBN 10: 0750999721

    Did you know?  * Richard Burton claimed that he would rather have played rugby for Wales at Cardiff Arms Park than Hamlet at the Old Vic. * Local rivalries between choirs in the ‘land of song’ used to be so fierce that fights would break ... more

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  • Cover image of book Welsh (Plural): Essays on the Future of Wales by Darren Chetty, Hanan Issa, Grug Muse & Iestyn Tyne (Editors)
    Welsh (Plural): Essays on the Future of Wales - by Darren Chetty, Hanan Issa, Grug Muse & Iestyn Tyne (Editors)

    £12.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781913462666 | ISBN 10: 1913462668

    In Welsh (Plural), some of the foremost Welsh writers consider the future of Wales and their place in it.  For many people, Wales brings to mind the same old collection of images – rugby, sheep and leeks, and the 3 Cs: castles, coal, and choirs ... more

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  • Cover image of book Teach Your Dog Welsh by Anne Cakebread
    Teach Your Dog Welsh - by Anne Cakebread

    £4.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781912631025 | ISBN 10: 1912631024

    A light-hearted, fully-illustrated retro-style picture book with 60+ words and phrases you can use to practise your Welsh with your best furry friend. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Teach Your Cat Welsh by Anne Cakebread
    Teach Your Cat Welsh - by Anne Cakebread

    £4.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781912631087 | ISBN 10: 1912631083

    A fun, fully-illustrated retro-style picture book with 50+ words and phrases you can use to practise your Welsh with your furry best friend. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wild Guide Wales by Daniel Start and Tania Pascoe
    Wild Guide Wales - by Daniel Start and Tania Pascoe

    £16.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781910636145 | ISBN 10: 1910636142

    A new compendium of adventures, from the best-selling and award-winning Wild Guide series, now released for Wales and the Marches (Herefordshire and Shropshire).   Guiding you to over 1000 secret places and wild adventures, including slow foo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Apples of Gower by Iain Sinclair
    Black Apples of Gower - by Iain Sinclair

    £10.00   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781908213457 | ISBN 10: 1908213450

    Iain Sinclair, the celebrated author and psycho-geographer, walks back along the blue-grey roads and cliff-top paths of his childhood in south Wales, rediscovering the Gower peninsula.  Provoked by the strange and enigmatic series of paintings A ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wild Places: Wales
    Wild Places: Wales' Top 40 Nature Sites - by Iolo Williams

    £19.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781781723272 | ISBN 10: 1781723273

    Wales is full of wildlife sites and in Wild Places television naturalist Iolo Williams picks his favourite forty from the many nature reserves scattered around the country. From Cemlyn on Anglesey to the Newport Wetlands, from Stackpole in Pembrokesh ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lost Lanes: Wales 36 Glorious Bike Rides in Wales and the Borders by Jack Thurston
    Lost Lanes: Wales 36 Glorious Bike Rides in Wales and the Borders - by Jack Thurston

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781910636039 | ISBN 10: 1910636037

    The book contains 36 specially selected rides, including the best for: Weekends Away and Wild Camping Gourmets and Pubs Ups and Downs and Natural Wonders History, Arts and Culture Families Wild Swimming With downloadable dire ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Never Knew That About Wales by Christopher Winn
    I Never Knew That About Wales - by Christopher Winn

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781785031021 | ISBN 10: 1785031023

    The inspiration for the primetime ITV series on Great Britain, this is a spellbinding journey around Wales by bestselling author Christopher Winn. Packed full of legends, firsts, birthplaces, inventions and adventures, I Never Knew That About Wales v ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Little Book of Wales by Mark Lawson-Jones
    The Little Book of Wales - by Mark Lawson-Jones

    £9.99   hardback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780752489278 | ISBN 10: 0752489275

    The Little Book of Wales is an intriguing, fast-paced, fact-packed compendium of places, people and history in Wales.  Here we find out about the countrys most unusual crimes and punishments, eccentric inhabitants, famous sons and daughters and ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Welsh: The Biography by Terry Breverton
    The Welsh: The Biography - by Terry Breverton

    £16.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781445608082 | ISBN 10: 1445608081

    The Welsh: The Biography tells the story of the remarkable survival of the oldest nation and oldest language in Europe. We see how the four original major Celtic tribes are still reflected in the location of Britains four oldest cathedrals, and how ... more

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  • Cover image of book Modern Welsh Dictionary by Gary King
    Modern Welsh Dictionary - by Gary King

    £10.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780199228744 | ISBN 10: 0199228744

    The Modern Welsh Dictionary is intended for the growing number of learners of Welsh in all walks of life, and is designed with your needs in mind. It contains hundreds of example phrases of spoken and written Welsh, so that you can see the language i ... more

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  • Cover image of book A History of Wales by John Davies
    A History of Wales - by John Davies

    £16.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780140284751 | ISBN 10: 0140284753

    Stretching from the Ice Ages to the present day, this masterful account traces the political, social and cultural history of the land that has come to be called Wales.Spanning prehistoric hill forts and Roman ruins to the Reformation, the Industrial ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sugar and Slate by Charlotte Williams
    Sugar and Slate - by Charlotte Williams

    £6.95   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780954088101 | ISBN 10: 0954088107

    A mixed-race young woman, the daughter of a white Welsh-speaking mother and black father from Guyana, grows up in a small town on the coast of North Wales. From there she travels to Africa, the Caribbean and finally back to Wales.   Sugar & Sl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wales: Epic Views of a Small Country by Jan Morris
    Wales: Epic Views of a Small Country - by Jan Morris

    £17.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780140274844 | ISBN 10: 0140274847

    For just a few years, the fifteenth-century rebel leader Owain Glyndwr seized control of Wales from its English overlords. Yet dreams of Welsh independence have never been extinguished ...  Half-Welsh, half-English, Jan Morris has travelled to e ... more

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  • Cover image of book Out Of The Shadows: A History Of Women In Twentieth-Century Wales by Deirdre Beddoe
    Out Of The Shadows: A History Of Women In Twentieth-Century Wales - by Deirdre Beddoe

    £16.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780708315910 | ISBN 10: 0708315917

    Out Of The Shadows reveals the fascinating story of women's lives in Wales during the twentieth century. In this major contribution to the gendered history of Wales, Deirdre Beddoe draws on wide-ranging historical sources, including extensive archiva ... more

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